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News: Early Years Safeguarding Briefing for Registered Providers

Event title

Safeguarding children briefing for registered Early Years settings in Sheffield, including Out of School settings and Childminders

Event date

Wednesday 7 November 2018

Event time

Session 1: 09:30 - 12:30 (Registration from 09:15)

Session 2:   13.30 - 16.30 (Registration from 13.15)

Event venue

Moorfoot Conference Suite Sheffield S1 4PL

What it’s about

The briefing will focus on recent national and local guidance and developments in the arrangements for safeguarding children including:

  • An update from Hannah Appleyard(LADO/ Prevent Co-ordinator) about her role in dealing with allegations against people in the children’s workforce or concerns about children being affected by radicalisation or extremism
  • Feedback from recent Ofsted inspections
  • Changes to statutory guidance including Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 and Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006
  • Updated safeguarding resources and training to help implement safeguarding children requirements in your setting

Who can attend

The session is targeted at the manager or the Designated Safeguarding Lead/ Deputy in the setting.

We also welcome applications from registered childminders and other staff who provide advice and support to registered Early Years settings.

Due to the large number of settings we need to cover, attendance is limited to ONE place per setting

How to apply to attend

To book your place please contact the Safeguarding Children Training Business Support Team with the name, job role, setting, and email address of the attendee.

Email: safeguardingchildrentraining@sheffield.gov.uk

We will run the workshop twice in the day. Please indicate which session you would prefer to attend.

News: August 2018 Details of the Early Years Safeguarding and Child Protection Training Programme 2018-19 is now available

What is the new information?

The Early Years Safeguarding and Child Protection Training Programme 2018-19 is now available on the Early Years (Training) section of the website

Who is it aimed at?

Designated Safeguarding Leads and Deputies in registered EY settings in Sheffield (including childminders)

Is there a deadline?

No, but places are filled on a first come first serve basis

Do they need to respond to it and if so how?

EY settings should review the safeguarding training needs of their designated safeguarding staff and book places as required.

You can apply online via the Early Years (Training) section of the website

 

News: August 2018 Most of the Early Years safeguarding children web docs have been updated and are available on the SSCB website

What is the new information?

The majority of the Early Years safeguarding children guidance documents and model policies have been updated and are now available in the Early Years section of the website

Who is it aimed at?

Designated Safeguarding Leads and Deputies in registered EY settings in Sheffield (including childminders)

Is there a deadline?

No

Do they need to respond to it and if so how?

Use the documents to review and update your setting’s safeguarding policies and procedures

Take note of the new resources which are clearly indicated

 

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